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knickersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈnɪk.əz/ us   /ˈnɪk.ɚz/
B1 UK US panties a piece of underwear worn by women and girls covering the area between the waist and the tops of the legs: a pair of black cotton knickers
US UK knickerbockers short loose trousers that fit tightly below the knee, worn especially in the past
knickers! UK slang humorous
an exclamation that is used to show that you are annoyed, or disagree with something someone has said
(Definition of knickers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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knickersplural noun

us   /ˈnɪk·ərz/
short, loose pants that fit tightly below the knee, worn esp. in the past
Br Knickers are women’s and girl’s underpants.
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